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-inflicted. >>> and mini moon. the guinness book of world records reveals the world's smallest cow. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry, and today we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging up the blown out well behind the worst offshore oil spill in the u.s. history. for more on that, we go to kristin dahlgren, live in for us in louisiana with more. kristin, good morning. >> good morning to you, lynn. day 150 and word that that relief well that they started drilling shortly after this all started has finally intersected with the 2 1/2 miles below the floor of the gulf. admiral thad allen said that the two wells were connected and that the next step was to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanently seal it off. one step in the recovery. oil continues to wash ashore. and take a look at these pictures. so many dead fish. almost looks like a gravel road. scientist
of the strangest record breakers of the year. let's look at this dog who made it into the latest guinness book of world records. can you figure out why? yeah, yeah. i know you had the answer. homes for those in need? or, maybe you want to help improve our schools? whatever you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate for the causes you believe in at membersproject.com. take charge of making a difference. ♪ [ male announcer ] we touch a lot of things throughout the day. so it's nice that clorox disinfecting products help kill the germs that can live on surfaces for up to 48 hours. ♪ feels sweet when i can touch you ♪ sadly, no. oh. but i did pick up your dry cleaning and had your shoes shined. well, i made you a reservation at the sushi place around the corner. well, in that case, i better get back to these invoices... which i'll do right after making your favorite pancakes. you know what? i'm going to tidy up your side of the office. i can't hear you because i'm also making you a smoothie. [ male announcer ] marriott ho
by claiming she was the woman of an acid attack now admits it was self-inflicted. and mini moo. the guinness book of world records unveils the world's smallest cow. good morning. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging the blownout well. behind the worst oil spill in u.s. history. and for more on that, we go to nbc's kristen dahlgren in venice, louisiana. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, lynn. day 150 and that relief well they started drilling shortly after this all started has finally intersected with the well some 2 1/2 miles beneath the floor of the gulf. in a statement late last night, the incident commander said the two wells were now connected and that the next step is to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanently seal it off. obviously, good news for people in this area. really just one step in their recovery. oil here continues to wash ashore. this week, evidence of a m
. >>> and guinness officials have certified a colombian man who stands 2'3" as the world's shortest living man. the 24-year-old who works part time as a dancer says he's very happy with his height because it makes him unique. look at him go there. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day after closing friday for a long hoimd weekend. the dow closed at 10,447. the naz dam gained 14 and the naz dam climbed 33. taking a look at overseas trading this morning in tokyo the nikkei dropped 75 points, but in hong kong the hang seng rose 46. >>> a business all-star who recently fell from grace over sexual allegations has resurfaced as a competitor. or kl has hired former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd in its efforts to muscle in on more of hp's turf. oracle and hp had been long-time partners but with last year's purchase of sun my crow systems they became direct competitors. >>> in other executive years david weston, tv's longest serving network news chief told the staff monday he's resigning and will leave by the end of the year. >>> elseware air products has boosted to
. >>> and in new york, guinness world record promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date with one of its biggest and smallest stars. giant george, the world's tallest living dog, and booboo, the smallest. booboo needed a boost to meet george, but there was an instant connection. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. >> there was a lot of drama when they were rescuing that animal. >> i know. that video was pretty amazing. >> eventually, they got over the hump, though. and then got it out. >> really, bill? you're going to start out the morning with a bad joke? >> that's how we're doing it. let's talk about the tropics, lynn. we had karl out there yesterday and now it's out into the gulf of mexico. every now and then, these storms go up to the yucatan and veer to the north. not this one, though. this one is steered more or less back towards mexico for a second landfall as we go through friday night. here is the forecast track. tropical storm at the current time karl, it could become a hurrican
and straps to pull the distressed animal to safety. so far seems to be doing okay. >>> in new york, guinness world record folk promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date for one of the biggest and smallest stars, giant george, the world's tallest living dog, and bobo, the smallest. boo boo needed a boost to see george, but there was an instant connection. now for a look at your national weather, we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins with the forecast. >> do you think george is a happen dog? >> i hope not. >> a lot of those great danes think they are. george was pretty cute. let's talk about the hurricanes out there and the tropical storms. just got the new updates in. no big surprises, the biggest concern is down here in mexico where we are watching tropical storm karl. it's over the bay of cam peacpe now it looks like it will make landfall as a hurricane sometime on friday it shouldn't be too big, maybe a category 1, at worst a category 2. here is the forecast timing. it's a little slower than previous. it looks like landfall sometime late friday night into saturday morning
and teammates hosted a fitness section to help combat obity. they broke the guinness world record for the largest virtual exercise lesson wi 646 kids. mcnabb says he opens the exercises taught on the field will help d.c. children lead healthier lives. >> you seeuys who care and an organization who cares as well. trying to eliminate obesity, high pressure, hypertension and everything. it all starts with having the right mind-set, working out, eating right and getting the kids outside. paul, alexander, olson and macintosh joined in on the record-breaking fun. good for tm. it looks like donovan has moves. >> getting kids outside and getting them moving is the big key. >> there you go. >> if we could solve that problem, we would be a long way from solving that obesity problem. >> there is value in recess. >> jake's favorite subject. >> a bit of a recess from fall as we all have warmer temperatures moving in. it will feel a lot like summer later today. there's the washington monument under a mostly clear sky. getting low at 69 sat national airport. much warmer than the last several mor
and attempted to cook up a world record with more than 2,000 pound of gooey mac and cheese. yummy. guinness hasn't weighed in yet. the official all you can eat macaroni for 5 bucks is a sure winner. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is meteorologist bill karins with your national and regional forecast. bill, add some bread crumbs and cajun spices from louisiana and i'm good. >> so you don't just get it on out of the box. >> oh, no. you have to add your spices to it. >> that's good stuff. >>> let's talk about what's happening in the tropics, first off. tropical storm matthew blew up a little bit. this looks like it would normally go safely inland here. this storm, though, is going to stall out and this is going to be the storm that will do the most destruction and be the most dangerous with mudslides and flooding that we've had so far this season. it's going to sit over central america and belize and mexico over the next five days. this is going to stall out here, but still be close enough to the warm water of the caribbean to maintain itself. this is going to be a da
. >>> the world's tallest man and the world's shortest woman are both from turkey. the guinness book of records got them together saturday. the tallest man is 8" 3" tall. the shortest woman 2" 4.6" high. wonder if there was a love connection? this morning, tracking hurricane igor. i'm terrell brown. this is the "cbs morning news." words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen to the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. our job is to listen and find ways to help. that means working with communities. restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set up a $20 billion independently-run claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. and our efforts aren't coming at tax-payer expense. i know people are wondering-- now that the well is capped, is bp gonna meet its commitments? i was born in new orleans. my
may just be a sip or two away. the new guinness world record holders for longest living twins credit whiskey and pestiz for a long life. they celebrated their 98th birthday last week, while the pair admits exercise has played a role and a smooth drink that keeps them feeling young. i'll tell you, bill, the french know how to do it. >> and smiling. >> they were so cute, right? >> i mean, yeah. i wouldn't want to sit down to the table with them, though. >> they could probably drink you under the table. >> yes. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> new driving rules go into effect in massachusetts. drivers caught texting, on the internet or on a phone will face a fine. and being stuck in traffic or at a red light will not be accepted as an execute. >>> in new york, forces are joined for the keep children alive aiming to help children with hiv/aids in africa and india. >>> and happy 50th birthday to "the flintstones." it debuted on this day in 1960 making it network tv's first animated prime time series. >>> all day long, y
, this was unveiled today. -- look at this, this was unveiled today. the guinness book of world records will certify it as the biggest part ever. it is 10 inches thick. it weighs more than 9700 pounds. >> that is big. >>> big game tomorrow night. >> the redskins-cowboys. college football today, loads of it. on the saturday, a shopper in blacksburg. and college park. -- a after four years, adrian fenty is now apologizing. he never apologized for giving control of $82 million in city contracts to his frat brothers. no apology for his secret trips and missed appearances, for record-high unemployment and overspending the budget. and no apology for what the washington post calls "silly fights with the d.c. council," "unnecessary government secrecy," "shutting out community voices." we're sorry, mayor fenty -- some things you just can't forgive. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> shocker this afternoon at virginia tech. the hokies playing against james madison. things look good for va tech. the hokies are up 7-0. but jmu hung tough. sullivan
, spending 121 days -- sorry. beating the old record of 107. submits it to guinness. guinness says, oh, sorry, we don't have any openings in that particular record this time around, we cannot accept what you've done. so basically, he did all this and then they rejected this guy and said no, you didn't break the record, you're not getting in the book here after all of that, all those snakes. he was with not only all -- two black mambas, two green mambas, all these dangerous snakes. and if you don't remember what the black mamba was, of course you remember the great movie "kill bill." the black mamba had that incredible scene where he killed that guy there and all that. can you imagine, he went to all these lengths, stayed in that room, and did not get in the book? >> you know what, though? i actually have to say i think the guinness book, they have really stringent rules -- >> they're strict. >> i think what they're basically saying is there was no one who could verify probably what he did. i mean i hate to be a pessimist but -- >> rules are rules, i guess, but guinness kind of want to prevent
the evacuation of 1,000 others. >>> guinness officials have certified a columbian man who stands 2'3" as the world's shortest living man. the 24-year-old who works part time as a dancer says he's very happy with his height because it makes him unique. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day after closing friday for the long holiday weekend. the dow opens at 10,447 after adding 127 points on friday. the s&p gained 14, and the nasdaq climbed 33. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 75 points, but in hong kong the hang seng rose 46. >>> a business all-star who recently fell from grace over sexual misconduct allegations and accounting irregularities has resurfaced at a competitor. oracle has hired former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd as its co-president to help lead the database software maker in its efforts to muscle in on more of hp's turf. oracle and hp had been long-time partners, but with last year's $7.5 billion purchase of sun microsystems, the company became direct competitors in computing hardware. >>> in
the distressed animal to safety. so far, it seems to be doing okay. >>> and in new york, guinness world records folks promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date with one of its biggest and smallest stars. giant george, the world's tallest living dog, and booboo, the smallest. booboo needed a boost to meet george, but as you can see right there, there was an instant connection. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. bill, good morning. i don't know if you were paying attention when i was reading. >> i was. >> did you notice the kamil's privately owned, who owns a camel? someone who lives near a sinkhole? >> i don't know. i have no idea. but, yeah, sinkhole, either. rare camels, not many sinkholes. not good. the weather pattern changed here biological weapon had one storm kicked through. you notice one a second one off the coast here. it's going to stay a little more active. none of the storms are close to areas around the four corners regions or southern portions of the west. all of the front
's shortest woman in turkey for the latest guinness book of records. she stands at just 2'4" tall while he towers at 8'3". it's going to be tough to take his title, because if you can believe it, doctors say he is still growing. >>> do not try this at home. at an annual ritual in india, a local holy man allows himself to get bitten on the tongue by a poisonous snake. oh. according to tradition, villagers sing and dance for nine days leading up to the main event. it's believed that the daring act spares the rest of the town from fatal snake bites. >>> here's one way to ensure a good tip, be named top champ at the annual waiters race in belgium. servers compete in a 1.5 mile race carrying trays filled with glasses and a bottle of booze. the one to cross the finish line spilling as little liquid as possible wins. there are similar competitions take place all around the world. bill, were you ever a waiter? >> i was, actually. >> yeah? >> in college i did some of it. >> would you have been able to keep up? >> no. i was never good at refilling the drinks. it was horrible. >> as long as you're fa
, a dog in texas has made his way into the guinness book of world records. why? he has the longest tongue of any null. his name is puggy. the 10-year-old pekingese may be small but his tongue is 4.5" long. why am i talking like a texan! his owner says he was abandoned as a puppy. he now has worldwide fame. >>> all right. hey, on that note, have a great day. see you at 5:00. ,,,,,,,, our real national pastime? saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbor about state farm, then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm or go online.
. guinness officials are expected to verify soon whether the cake qualifies as the world's largest king cake. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's the weather channel's bill ckarins. bill m you ever tried alligator meet maet? >> no. >> kind of mike chicken. kind of me made me hungry. >> no, i lived in florida for a while. i never did that. i had a date with a taxidermist, though. good morning, everyone. in the pacific northwest you've got a little weak storm going through with some showers early today. that's about it. the rest of the weather pattern is quiet. now all that rain from new mexico up through colorado and the plains. we've got a nice quiet day today in much of nevada, arizona, utah, and in california. should be a goody in phoenix, too, after some of that rainfall yesterday. you can see just this little frontal system here that's kicking through some showers and clouds in the pacific northwest. it's not a lot of wet weather, as i mentioned. it's going right up and down interstate 5. olympicia is getting a little bit of a downpour. that will kick on thro
and bounds. he set a new guinness world record for bungee jumping -- yikes, oh, my goodness -- taking a staggering 42 jumps in just one hour. that more than doubled the previous record of 19. wow, there he goes again. not surprisingly, his biggest problem with the repeat leaps from about 160 feet up in the air was -- can you guess it, bill? can you guess it? >> he's going to be sore? whiplash? >> he got dizzy. yeah. >> that makes sense. >> but i would add whiplash to the mix for sure. >> and stupidity. oh, did i say that? sorry. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, the army holds its first hearing in a grizzly war crimes case in which five soldiers are charged with killing afghan civilians for sport. they fired on them in unprovoked assaults with some of the soldiers accused of mutilating the corpses. >>> heading to book store shelves -- bob woodward's book "obama's wars." and also be sure to catch "education nation," nbc's special coverage on the state of our nation's schools. "today's" matt lauer
. >>> in australia, we're pumped for a record setting race. the high healed women set the guinness record for fastest stiletto relay. oh, my goodness. nearly 100 women and even one man -- one man -- strapped on sky-high shoes for the race. the winning team took home $100,000 and plans to rest in thailand, no doubt to rest those aching feet. one man, bill karins. one man. i just have to say this -- i have a stiletto with your name on it. >> now, that is a stiletto. good thing my foot wouldn't fit in it. >> if you want to try -- >> if you want to treat my broken ankle, that's fine. >> okay. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, there will be a hearing for a whom who falsely claimed a stranger threw acid in her face when she did it herself. accused of accepting donations made by those duped in the hoax. >>> closing arguments are expected in a high profile divorce case that could affect the ownership of the los angeles dodgers. a judge could decide whether frank mccourt is the team's sole owner or whether his estranged
was organized by the guinness world records to promote the 2011 "guinness book of world records." one little bite is all took. >> they are looking at each other going we look the same, they don't know. >>> some much-needed rain is falling outside. >> bob turk has the latest >> bob turk has the latest after this commercial break. ,,, yeah, but... what.. happened to the back there? well, here's the thing: this was the only "sporty two-seater" they had on my budget. uh-huh. and the seats go all the way back. (announcer) settling for less is not smart. what is smart is getting more car for your money at carmax. for the money you'd spend on a stripped down new car, you could get a fully loaded, guaranteed-quality used car at carmax. now more than ever, the smart choice is carmax. the way car buying should be. >>> strong thunderstorm activity. a whole batch has moved through the elkton area. it's moving into much of delaware and new castle county. delaware overs reported wind gusts at 59 miles per hour a few minutes ago with that cell right to the east. you zoom in and there's the heavy activity
a spot in the history books. they are the latest inductees into the guinness world records and earlier, i levs about the w winners and categories. stuff to make us laugh. >> i love doing the show, the most fun stuff. the animal least likely to be named fluffy, longest snake in the world. look at the picture. this is winning -- that is one python. >> no. >> look at the thing, ret tick lated python. >> from where? >> the columbus zoo in ohio. >> what? >>> it is 24 feet long, 7.3 meters long. one snake. >> where do they get that sucker from? that is huge. >> can you believe? what is fluffy about it. >> that is the name, fluffy? oh that is little lairious. >> i love t something more likely to be named fluffy this jack russell terrier, see that is what you were thinking. >> you know, not really a good name for a terrier. you know? >> look at this terrier. >> go ahead. >> this terrier named anastasia in california on in the book for popping 100 balloons in the fastest time by a dog, 44.49 seconds. they will give records to anything. apparently, anastasia sees a balloon in public, she goes wild
in the guinness book of world records. 69 cowboys in mexico set the record for the longest simultaneous lassoing. they twirled the ropes breaking a record set last year. the record breaker is a way to keep one of the most traditionally mexican customs alive. mess coe is setting a record on the guinness book food category. a crowd gathered to pit together a record breaking taco. the 164-foot long creation was the largest taco ever made and the ingredients included pork, beef, chicken, beans, rice, even a little pineapple. so no matter what you like there is something for everyone. can you imagine, probably 30 people can eat that. >> it took staff from 38 restaurants to make that. so a lot of people and a lo of tums. >>> most of us have to go back to work tomorrow, some of us today, right? >> indeed. >> gary has the full forecast. we'll be right  back. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that mean
4 ounces. the meeting was organized by the guinness world records to promote the 2011 guinness book of world records. apparently they didn't even recognize each other were dogs. >> how much do you think it costs to feed a 245-pound dog? >> i know. >>> 5:27. coming up in the next half hour, the price many people pay for being popular. >> tell me about the people who are giving the care, why did they take off? >> nursing home patients left behind as san bruno burned. the father and son who risked everything to save them. >>> police shoot a man in concord overnight. i'm live with the details we have at this hour coming up next. (birds chirping) like strolling in an orchard ♪ is this my husband? awesome cool hat, mom oh my perfect kids alright fourteen ninety nine i totally wear hats ♪ miss dimitra when will you marry me? - be my wife. - miss dimitra, marry me. - marry me. - marry me. - marry me. - be my wife, please. ( bells tolling ) ( all cheering ) ha ha ha! announcer: introducing the kohler carbon faucet. [ female announcer ] at the jcpenney appr
,000 pounds and went all the way around the superdome. yesterday the guinness book of world records named it the world's largest king cake. >>> actor joaquin phoenix explained his hoax to david letterman. he looked skrag gelly and unkempt making an appearance on the show in 2009. last night, he came on looking alert and clean-shaven to apologize to dave, part of a performance for a new film, which has just been released. >>> this morning on "the early show," puppy-proofing your home to make sure that your pet is safe in your house. i want one on the set. i'm terrell. that's coming up on "the early show." this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ get up, get moving. subway has breakfast. and it's a slam dunk. i like my breakfast sandwich with green peppers, onion, banana peppers and mustard. i like eggs with black forest ham on wheat. with everything. i like a little kick. that's a good call. i like mine with egg whites. and... a napkin. [ male announcer ] have you built your better breakfast? now's the time! try our better-for-you western egg white muffin melt or the dee-licious double bacon eg
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stands just over 27 1/2 inches high, declared the shortest in the world yesterday by the guinness book of records. >>> coming up, your tuesday morning weather. and in the sport, the red sox go home happy at fenway. they're stirring up the pennant pot in the american league east. [ male announcer ] prilosec otc traveled to fairbanks, alaska. home of one of the coldest, longest nights on the planet. and asked frequent heartburn sufferers, like carl, to put prilosec otc's 24 hour heartburn protection to the test for two weeks. the results? i can concentrate on everything i'm doing, not even think about it anymore. since i've been taking it, i've been heartburn free, which is a big relief for me. [ male announcer ] take your 14-day challenge. ♪ prilosec otc. heartburn gone. power on. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now proven to build a moisture reserve, so skin can replenish itself. that's healthy skin for life. only from aveeno. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country this morning. s sunn
are in the guinness book of world records. that is coming up tonight. see you at 6:00 p.m. >> it gave us a head start on vanaman mcnabb. >> remember i told you yesterday there would be a change of running backs? oh, is there ever going to be a change of running backs. they have just released running back larry johnson. he has been ineffective. nyah that-tanyard loss to houston sunday -- he had that- tanyard loss to houston sunday that was really a loss. -- that negative 10-yard loss to a houston on sunday that was really lost. the team leaders say it is time to put it behind them. >> it really was a loss. i mean, who has eight or nine or 10 wins to get into the playoffs or who is not bad bill to get in. we can bounce back after a game like this -- who is not able to gain. if we can bounce back after a game like this. >> in the meantime, redskins signed tom poteat to a two-year extension. >> victoria neil lattimore dreaming counter today. the diehard capitals fan got to meet a rising star. trex i was the second person here this morning. -- >> i was the second person here this morning. >> she has deci
to break the hokey pokey world record. officials from the guinness book were there to count participants. more than 7,000 people hope to dance their way to victory. more than enough to beat the old record which was set in toronto back in 2003. almost 4500. >> do you need a world record for everything? i don't know. >> you can't hokey pokey. i bet you can't hand dance. >> i can play football. >> get out of here. every weekend. >> something about football. let's talk about redskins. you will like that. redskins fans this time next sunday you will be celebrating an open daig win or throwing away those season tickets in disgust. either way the games will count. good news to start the week. mike shanahan optimistic about donovan mcnabb's availability on his weekly tv show. he said his quarterback is moving in the right direction and we shall see him fully practicing soon. mcnabb injured his ankle against the ravens and hasn't played since. in about five minutes. we will break down what we saw in the pre-season and what it means moving forward. we will look at the cowboys because it's dallas w
schoolchildren in the 30-minute workout session on fedex field. it tries the guinness world record for the largest. part of his efforts to fight childhood obesity in his campaign. >> 12 years ago my father was diagnosed with diabetes. diabetes continues to take the lives of friends and family. >> d.c. has one of the highest tally could obesity rates in the nation. donovan mcnabb pulte to inspire young people to order out at least 30 minutes a day. they are off to a good start. >>> we still have another half hour. coming up, the health care overhaul. the changes around the corner. and the stage is set for an historic execution in the commonwealth. >> meteorologist adam caskey. it is officially autumn later this evening, but it will not it is officially autumn later this evening, but it will not feel like growing, evolving, literally transforming our lives. now imagine the possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. at at&t, we support a core set of standards that will guide the internet into the future... to protect users, and reward innovators, for years to come. we support a fair
a guinness world record. dancers did the hokeypokey and turned themselves around for about 5 minutes while gin necessary officials counted the crowned. 7384, the previous record was set in toronto back in 2003 where more than 4,000 people participated in the popular dance. they turned a round a little quicker. she only weighs 15 pounds but she can out eat some of the biggest men in the world. known as the black widow she gobbled up 181 wings in 12 minutes at the buffalo wings festival. that's almost 5 pounds of wings. she beat out eating champ joey chestnut, he only eight a paul tree 150 wings. this is the first time they squared off. buffalo is considered the birthplace of the popular finger food known as buffalo wings. >>> a maryland rivalry hits the turf today, we're at m and t bank stadium where the university of maryland takes on navy right here. the abc 2 news at 6:00 starts right now. >>> now abc 2 news at 6:00. >>> at least 7 people attacked and robbed in three separate attacks around the university of maryland. the only thing the attacks have in common, the victims were all studen
discovered a sweet way into the guinness book of world records. it has unveiled the world's largest chocolate bar. take a look at that. measures a whopping 18 feet long, feet wide, and get this, 10 inches thick. the big bar weighs in at nearly 10,000 pounds. wow. the confection was broken into pieces for the public so that no one was left feeling bitter. hmm. you know, bill, i love chocolate. but not that much chocolate. >> do you like chocolate plain or would you add almonds or nuts to it? >> i like white chocolate with macadamia nuts. it is my favorite. >> really? >> yeah. >> okay. >> yes, yes. you too? >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll be following here today on nbc news -- in detroit a hearing is scheduled on the case of a man accused of trying to blow up a plane last christmas. the nigerian suspect allegedly concealed a bomb in his underwear and tried to detonate the explosive on a flight from amsterdam to detroit. >>> former english prime minister tony blair will be honored with a 2010 liberty medal. an award given to those who promote freedom around the world.
for the guy. he's a 10-year-old pekingese. his name is puggy. judges from the guinness book of world records confirmed the tongue is 4.5 inches long on such a tiny little dog. he's in the guinness book of world records. >>> that's it for this hour of fox 5 morning news. one more hour and we'll turn things over to tony and allison. >> that's disgusting. can they do something about that. do some surgery or something. >> how will he speak? >> thank you, steve. >>> this morning we're keeping an eye on an usual scene in northwest washington. a woman has been evicted from her apartment and a large amount of her personal belongings are lining the streets. we're live with more on how the city and others are helping her this morning. >>> the city school system appears to be in a state of flux. now we're learning that the d.c. superintendent of education is stepping down. >>> and the washington teachers union is speaking out against
down as an unofficial record as no representative from guinness was present, however fortunately for all, david hasselhoff was. >>> los angeles, california, hello, ryan seacrest performing his daily radio show, live in studio. ryan was testing larry's knowledge of modern pop songs. so presenting without comment, larry king's republican days of the lady gaga number one hit, hello poker face. ♪ poker face ♪ she's got me like nobody ♪ poker face ♪ poker face ♪ poker face ♪ poker face >> there was a camera on. >>> extending unemployment benefits doesn't benefit anybody. the latest pearl of wisdom from a republican senatorial candidate. >>> turns out joe miller didn't need the help of sarah palin to defeat lisa markowsky in the primary in alaska, because as luck would have it, the lord is fundings his campaign. the lord and the primary anyway. and some guy from k-street named mike. roll call reporting that miller recently hired washington fund raiser mike ghoul la. he is in the process of 'semably a k-street steering committee. which contradicts a recent campaign fundraisi
? to play the world's largest dodgeball game. they earned a spot in the guinness book of world records by topping the previous mark set at the university of alberta canada. the owner says he got the idea sitting around his dorm room. who doesn't love dodgeball. >>> angry about getting a parking ticket? the city of cambridge, massachusetts says just chill. in fact, just ohm. tickets come with envelopes that illustrate yoga positions so you can make that anger simply melt away. at least that's the theory. >> i think it's a waste of an envelope. if i know it's a tickets, i'm not looking at the poses. >> it's absolutely absurd. >> generally there was not a lot of money associated with doing this. most of the things are things we do anyway. >> i guess the idea was to make you feel good. officials hope to debunk the idea that parking tickets are a hostile action. obviously not anyone is that convinced. they want to know why do i have to pay this $25? >> i'm doing well. >> you had an interesting week, didn't you? >> i'm seeing this ecosavvy economic figure. a lot of folks don't realize this i
teammates joined more than 650 local kids to set a guinness book of world record. they hold the record for the largest virtual exercise lesson. he helped the kids perform fitness drills as part of the play 60, to encourage kids to play for an hour a day. the redskins and glaxo smith klein sponsored the event. >> he has jumped right in and gotten involved. that's great. >>> coming up next on fox 5 morning news, how you can help more than 10 million americans by simply taking a walk this weekend. >>> and holly has more activities for the whole family. we'll be right back. [ quin] my name is quinn, and this is my eggo. on fridays i have hockey before school, so i take two eggo homestyle waffles and put peanut butter inside. [ whispering ] i add a couple chocolate chips when dad's starting the car. [ male announcer ] there's only one way to eat an eggo...your way. [ quinn ] l'eggo my eggo. [ louise ] my name is louise and this is my eggo. on tuesday i go in even earlier than usual. thank goodness for eggo, a nutri-grain waffle with a quick smoodge of cream cheese... at least that part's ea
inches tall. the guinness book of world records averaged the meeting. there you have the best of the rest. >> still we know chelsea clinton's wedding was expensive. this, we didn't know this one. we'll let president clinton slain. -- explain himself. hi. you know, if we had let fedex office pri our presentation, they could have shipped it too. saved ourselves the hassle. i'm not too sure about this. look at this. [ security agent ] right. you never kick off with sales figures. kicking off with sales figures! i'm yawning. i'm yawning some more. aaaaaaaand... [ snores ] i see your pnt. yeah. snores ] [ malannouncer ] we understand.® you need a partner who delivers convenience. next time use fedex office. so i got my nephew to build a website. i hired someone to make my website... five months ago. we are building a website by ourselves. announcer: there's an easier way. create your own small-business site with intuit websites. just choose a style that fits your business and customize, publish and get found in three easy steps. sweet. all from just $4.99 a month, get a 30-day free trial at i
of the 2011 guinness book of world records. >> look at that little dog and you would say look at that little booboo. >> that's exactly what you would do. it's smaller than the book. >> it's not the size of the dog, the size of the fight in the dog. maybe booboo is tough. >> you don't know. you guys have dogs, not as small as booboo. >> i have a dog that would eat booboo for lunch. >> here is your forecast first. we have showers out there. we'll show you doppler in a second. >>> the next three days we bounce back great tomorrow, becoming mostly sunny, low 80s. low 80s on saturday. and low 80s on sunday. we do have some clouds on sunday and maybe a sprinkle, maybe a shower. not a big deal. get your tailgate on. not a big deal. mostly cloudy and warm. light shower possible. temperatures 75-82. and that should cover the entire span of the game. we'll break down tomorrow. sunglasses needed, please. 70 to start and then 79 by lunchtime, 83 by evening. originally i thought it might be breezy tomorrow. i don't think it will be. it will be northwest at 10, occasionally 15. right now still 81 downtown
. >> yes, indeed. two guinness world record holder the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly both record holders are from turkey. they met at the latest edition of the book. don't know what to say about that. >> interesting photo op indeed. >> congratulations for being a record holder. two record holders. >>> a warning for students a staff at the university of maryla after police investigate yet another robbery near the college park campus. >>> a bummer for the burgandy and gold. we'll take you to the overtime thr he ellen, what are you doing? just brewing up some dunkin' donuts coffee -- want some? [ whoosh! ] i'd love some. one taste, and you' understand. pick some up where you buy groceries. america runs on dunkin'. >>> good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >>> i'm joe krebs. it's the 20th day of september, 2010. 67 degrees in the nation's capital. had a glorious weekend. and a moon approaching full out there. nice, clear sky. >> mostly clear conditions. good morning. i'm meteorologist tom kierein starting off monday. no travel problems weatherwise as you head o
a trillion for cops to follow. a new twist on underwater sports. and the guinness book of world records name the tallest man and the shortest woman in the world. all stories that make you say what? police in electilexington, kent didn't to have look far for the robber suspect. he left a trail of coins in his tracks. two men health up a restaurant as the thi man stood outside as a lokout. when they left they dropped coins out of the register. officers followed the trail and found one of the robbers hiding. police are now searching for the other two. >>> a siberian divers club is celebrating the end of their diving season with an unusual competition. take a look. an underwater cyclingnd skiing race. this contest took place close to the shore of a make where the water was just ten feet deep. divers were divided into two team. one was on bikes, another on skis. they look like they were having fun. not being too success envelop either endeavour. the world's tallest man met the shortest woman. th are latest edition to the record books. the 28-year-old man stands at 8'3". he is still growing, folks
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